IBM

  www.ibm.com
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

11159 Employee Reviews (View Most Recent)

Sort all reviews by: Date Rating
in
  • Culture & Values
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Career Opportunities
  • Disapproves of CEO

3 people found this helpful  

Do not work there more then a few years, any longer will hurt your career.

IT Analyst (Former Employee) Edmonton, AB

Proswork at home option, though that could be seen as a negative as could be working all hours of day and weekends

ConsThe pay was below market value, and either no raise, or 1 percent, well below inflation and cost of living. Bonus program not meaningful as well, so no incentive to exceed, as no reward in the end.

Moral is terrible, the people are good, just don't care as the life has been taken out of them. Company does not seem willing to try to increase it either, even the smallest things might help, but management would never get it approved if they wanted.

To difficult to focus on work, as company throws to many road blocks at employees, smallest change requires a lot of paperwork and process to get through.

To many new processes coming in, which are not properly implemented and poor tools. Process owners do not even understand the processes they are implementing.

Would not recommend to a person who wants a long term career with IBM, a few years is more then enough. Get some experience working on some projects or enterprise software and systems, and then move on. Anymore and you will be doing your career a disservice as no way to advance or even make enough to support your family over the long run.

Advice to Senior ManagementCare about your employees, I went to a new place, that cares, and makes the world of difference. Work way harder then I have in the last 5 or 6 years at IBM and I love it. Small things make the difference. Also reexamine your Pay, as it is woefully low for technical people, and when the economy turns around, IBM might no longer be able to attract local people, as they struggle right now. Can't do everything from India.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Interesting place

    DB2 QA (Former Employee) Markham, ON

    I worked at IBM as an intern for less than a year

    Pros: Great place for a first co-op Very high salary compared to average Smart people to learn… Cons: Bureaucracy limits your potential but also minimizes the risk that… Advice to Senior Management: Keep it up Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Not too much fun to work in IBM

    Senior Database Administrator (Current Employee) Markham, ON

    I have been working at IBM full-time for more than a year

    Pros: work time is flexable and the current location closes to… Cons: Too many layers of management, the team belongs to both regional department as well as function department, the staff has to report to many… Advice to Senior Management: NA No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

There are newer reviews on IBM.

Worked for IBM? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.